New Delhi, August 12
The police on Wednesday stated it has obtained a criticism from a information journal that three of its journalists, together with a lady, had been assaulted by a mob in northeast Delhi, the place they’d gone to report on the riots that had taken place in February.
The Caravan journal alleged that the incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon.
“We have received complaints from both the sides (magazine and locals) and are looking into them,” Joint Commissioner of Police (jap vary) Alok Kumar stated.
The journal, in a collection of tweets on Tuesday, stated, “Today afternoon, in the Subhash Mohalla locality in north-east Delhi, a group of men and women assaulted three staffers of @thecaravanindia @Prabhtalks @shahidtantray and a third staff member— to stop them from reporting”.
The journal alleged that the mob bodily assaulted the staffers, threatened to kill them and likewise used communal slurs.
The three journalists had been later rescued by the police and brought to the nearbly Bhajanpura police station, the journal stated.
Communal violence had damaged out in northeast Delhi on February 24 after clashes between citizenship legislation supporters and protesters spiralled, leaving no less than 53 folks useless and round 200 injured. PTI